easy peasy lemon squeezy

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An extended form of easy peasy, coined either in the 1950s in a commercial for Sqezy (a British detergent brand which was sold in a squeeze bottle and had a lemon scent)[1], or else not until the 1980s when it was first used among British children as slang.[2][3]


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easy peasy lemon squeezy (not comparable)

  1. (childish) Quick and easy.



  1. ^ Michael Wilson, "A new addition to police lingo: easy, peasy, lemon squeezy", The New York Times, 22 August 2012.
  2. ^ Tréguer, Pascal(27 November 2018). "notes on the origin of ‘easy-peasy (lemon squeezy)’". Word Histories. Retrieved 9 October 2022.
  3. ^ "Origin of: Easy peasy/lemon squeezy/Japanesey". Idiom Origins. Retrieved 9 October 2022.